FarmPolicy

June 21, 2019

Climate Change Issues; Animal Agriculture; Crop Insurance; Energy Prices; and Crop Reports

Climate Change Issues

Reuters writer Charles Abbott reported yesterday that, “The largest U.S. farm group called on Congress on Tuesday to prevent the government from regulating greenhouse gases if lawmakers kill climate change legislation.

“The 6-million-member American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) also underlined its firm opposition to legislation to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases blamed for boosting global temperatures.

In their first item of policy work, delegates at the AFBF annual meeting voted to support ‘any legislative action’ to suspend authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gases under air pollution laws.”

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